What if I need a legal DNA test?

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What if I need a legal DNA test?

Our answer:

In addition to personal information home DNA tests, our sister service www.dadcheckgold.com provides legal or Court approved paternity DNA tests.

dadcheck®gold is on the Ministry of Justice official list for legal parentage (maternity and paternity) test.  These can be used for the following reasons, for example:

  • Birth Certificate changes
  • Immigration DNA test for the Home Office or Passport Office
  • A maternity DNA test (generally required for Immigration applications)
  • DNA test required for the Family Courts
  • CSA/CMA requirements
  • DNA tests on deceased persons (forensic DNA testing)
  • Surrogacy DNA tests for a Parental Order
  • Sperm donor testing (alleged father and child)

If you have a solicitor (or social services are involved) and they are dealing with your DNA testing case, then please direct them to dadcheck®gold or to contact the team on 0191 543 6334 or sales@dadcheckgold.com

For dadcheck®gold legal (accredited) DNA tests only, our laboratories are recognised by the Ministry of Justice as “a body that may carry out parentage tests directed by the civil courts of England and Wales under section 20 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969”. The laboratories hold the international accreditation standard,  IEC/ISO 17025 for testing laboratories.

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